The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible

The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible

John Geiger


The 3rd guy Factor is a unprecedented account of ways humans on the very fringe of dying frequently experience an unseen presence beside them who encourages them to make one ultimate attempt to outlive. This incorporeal being deals a sense of desire, security, and counsel, and leaves the individual confident she or he isn't on my own. there's a identify for this phenomenon: it’s known as the 3rd guy Factor.

If just a handful of individuals had ever encountered the 3rd guy, it would be brushed off as an strange fable shared through a number of overstressed minds. yet through the years, the event has happened many times, to Sep 11 survivors, mountaineers, divers, polar explorers, prisoners of conflict, sailors, shipwreck survivors, aviators, and astronauts. All have escaped anxious occasions simply to inform strikingly comparable tales of getting sensed the shut presence of a helper or mother or father. The strength has been defined as every thing from hallucination to divine intervention. fresh neurological study indicates anything else.

Bestselling and award-winning writer John Geiger has accomplished six years of physiological, mental, and historic study at the 3rd guy. He blends his research with compelling human tales resembling that of Ron DiFrancesco, the final survivor to flee the realm exchange heart on September 11; Ernest Shackleton, the mythical explorer whose account of the 3rd guy encouraged T. S. Eliot to put in writing of it in The Waste Land; Jerry Linenger, a NASA astronaut who skilled the 3rd guy whereas aboard the Mir house station—and many more.

Fascinating for any reader, The 3rd guy Factor eventually explains this mystery to survival, a 3rd guy who—in the phrases of famed climber Reinhold Messner—“leads you out of the impossible.”

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